Emily M. Holpert is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Chicago office. Ms. Holpert focuses her practice on matters involving technology transactions, intellectual property (IP), data privacy and security, outsourcing and information technology (IT).

Ms. Holpert drafts and negotiates agreements and advises clients on a wide range of matters, including software license agreements, software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements, outsourcing agreements, online terms and conditions, development agreements, end-user license agreements, master service agreements, transitional services agreements, open source development and usage, and reseller agreements across various industries and technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), financial technology (FinTech) services, insurance, real estate, hospitality and gaming.

In addition, Ms. Holpert also provides clients with product counseling related to launching new technology and digital products. In connection with her knowledge in product counseling, she has extensive experience advising clients on regulatory compliance obligations under applicable data security and privacy laws. Her experience also includes performing IP, IT and privacy due diligence, as well as providing assessments in connection with merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions.

Ms. Holpert is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the United States (CIPP/US).

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Holpert was an attorney at multiple national law firms in their Chicago offices.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD-MBA
  • Tulane University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Illinois
Spoken Languages
  • Russian


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